I-77 Express Lanes, US
The I-77 Express Lanes project is a public-private partnership between North Carolina Department of Transportation ('NCDOT') and I-77 Mobility Partners to increase capacity and reduce congestion on the existing I-77 highway in North Carolina by widening 26 miles of road and adding managed lanes.
17.45% John Laing ownership interest
26 miles of highway widened
$170m saved in travel, reliability and vehicle costs
$30m contribution to local economy
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The I-77 Express Lanes were opened in 2019, following which users were quick to adopt and travel times showed clear improvements. Use of a public private-partnership has enabled the project to be delivered more quickly than traditional funding methods would have allowed.
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